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[texts]Harper's Pictorial Library Of The World War, Volume 12: The Great Results Of The War - Eliot, Charles L.
Volume  1. The great explosion : backgrounds and origins of the World WarVolume  2. How the war was lost and won : the grand strategy of the high commandsVolume 3. Battles, sieges and campaigns : the military achievements of the warVolume  4 The war at sea : battles, sea raids and submarine campaignsVolume  5. The United States in the war : the American armies abroad and at homeVolume  6. The world at war : revolutions and social changes in thirty-six landsVolume  7...
Keywords: WWI; World War, 1914-1918 -- Economic Aspects; League Of Nations (1919); World War, 1914-1918 -- Finance; World War I; World War, 1914-1918; Harper's Pictorial Library Of The World War; World War, 1914-1918 -- Pictorial Works
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[texts]Harper's Pictorial Library Of The World War, Volume 11: Child's Book Of The War - Eliot, Charles L.
Volume  1. The great explosion : backgrounds and origins of the World WarVolume  2. How the war was lost and won : the grand strategy of the high commandsVolume 3. Battles, sieges and campaigns : the military achievements of the warVolume  4 The war at sea : battles, sea raids and submarine campaignsVolume  5. The United States in the war : the American armies abroad and at homeVolume  6. The world at war : revolutions and social changes in thirty-six landsVolume  7...
Keywords: WWI; World War, 1914-1918 -- Juvenile Liiterature; World War, 1914-1918; World War I; Harper's Pictorial Library Of The World War; World War, 1914-1918 -- Pictorial Works
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[texts]Harper's Pictorial Library of the World War, Volume 10: Deeds Of Heroism And Daring - Barron, Elwyn Alfred
Volume  1. The great explosion : backgrounds and origins of the World WarVolume  2. How the war was lost and won : the grand strategy of the high commandsVolume 3. Battles, sieges and campaigns : the military achievements of the warVolume  4 The war at sea : battles, sea raids and submarine campaignsVolume  5. The United States in the war : the American armies abroad and at homeVolume  6. The world at war : revolutions and social changes in thirty-six landsVolume  7...
Keywords: WWI; World War, 1914-1918 -- Pictorial Works; Heroes -- History -- 20th Century; World War, 1914-1918; Heroes; World War I; Harper's Pictorial Library Of The World War
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[texts]Harper's Pictorial Library of the World War, Volume 9: War Makers And Peace Makers - Eliot, Charles W.
Volume  1. The great explosion : backgrounds and origins of the World WarVolume  2. How the war was lost and won : the grand strategy of the high commandsVolume 3. Battles, sieges and campaigns : the military achievements of the warVolume  4 The war at sea : battles, sea raids and submarine campaignsVolume  5. The United States in the war : the American armies abroad and at homeVolume  6. The world at war : revolutions and social changes in thirty-six landsVolume  7...
Keywords: WWI; World War, 1914-1918 -- Pictorial Works; Harper's Pictorial Library Of The World War; World War, 1914-1918; World War I
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[texts]Harper's Pictorial Library of the World War, Volume 8: Inventive And Industrial Triumphs Of The War - Eliot, Charles W.
Volume  1. The great explosion : backgrounds and origins of the World WarVolume  2. How the war was lost and won : the grand strategy of the high commandsVolume 3. Battles, sieges and campaigns : the military achievements of the warVolume  4 The war at sea : battles, sea raids and submarine campaignsVolume  5. The United States in the war : the American armies abroad and at homeVolume  6. The world at war : revolutions and social changes in thirty-six landsVolume  7...
Keywords: WWI; World War, 1914-1918 -- Pictorial Works; Harper's Pictorial Library Of The World War; World War, 1914-1918 -- Technology; World War I; World War, 1914-1918
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[texts]Harper's Pictorial Library of the World War, Volume 7: The Armies Of Mercy - Eliot, Charles W.
Volume  1. The great explosion : backgrounds and origins of the World WarVolume  2. How the war was lost and won : the grand strategy of the high commandsVolume 3. Battles, sieges and campaigns : the military achievements of the warVolume  4 The war at sea : battles, sea raids and submarine campaignsVolume  5. The United States in the war : the American armies abroad and at homeVolume  6. The world at war : revolutions and social changes in thirty-six landsVolume  7...
Keywords: WWI; Charities; World War, 1914-1918 -- Charities; World War I; World War, 1914-1918; Harper's Pictorial Library Of The World War; World War, 1914-1918 -- Pictorial Works
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[texts]Harper's Pictorial Library of the World War, Volume 6: The World At War - Jones, Theodore Francis
Volume  1. The great explosion : backgrounds and origins of the World WarVolume  2. How the war was lost and won : the grand strategy of the high commandsVolume 3. Battles, sieges and campaigns : the military achievements of the warVolume  4 The war at sea : battles, sea raids and submarine campaignsVolume  5. The United States in the war : the American armies abroad and at homeVolume  6. The world at war : revolutions and social changes in thirty-six lands
Keywords: WWI; World War, 1914-1918 -- Pictorial Works; Europe -- Politics and government -- 1871-1918; World War, 1914-1918; World War I; Harper's Pictorial Library Of The World War
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[texts]Harper's Pictorial Library of the World War, Volume 5: The United States In The War - Wolf, Walter B.
Volume  1. The great explosion : backgrounds and origins of the World WarVolume  2. How the war was lost and won : the grand strategy of the high commandsVolume 3. Battles, sieges and campaigns : the military achievements of the warVolume  4 The war at sea : battles, sea raids and submarine campaignsVolume  5. The United States in the war : the American armies abroad and at home
Keywords: WWI; World War, 1914-1918 -- Pictorial Works; Harper's Pictorial Library Of The World War; World War, 1914-1918; World War I; World War, 1914-1918 -- United States
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[texts]Harper's Pictorial Library of the World War, Volume 4: The War At Sea - Stevens, William Oliver, 1878-1955
Volume  1. The great explosion : backgrounds and origins of the World WarVolume  2. How the war was lost and won : the grand strategy of the high commandsVolume 3. Battles, sieges and campaigns : the military achievements of the warVolume  4 The war at sea : battles, sea raids and submarine campaigns
Keywords: WWI; World War, 1914-1918 -- Naval Operations; World War I; World War, 1914-1918 -- Pictorial Works; Harper's Pictorial Library Of The World War; World War, 1914-1918
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[texts]Harper's Pictorial Library of the World War, Volume 3: Battles, Sieges, And Campaigns - Wood, Leonard, 1860-1927
Volume  1. The great explosion : backgrounds and origins of the World WarVolume  2. How the war was lost and won : the grand strategy of the high commandsVolume 3. Battles, sieges and campaigns : the military achievements of the war
Keywords: WWI; World War, 1914-1918 -- Pictorial Works; World War I; World War, 1914-1918; Harper's Pictorial Library Of The World War; World War, 1914-1918 -- Campaigns
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[texts]Harper's Pictorial Library Of The World War, Volume 2: How The War Was Lost And Won - Maurice, Frederick
Volume  1. The great explosion : backgrounds and origins of the World WarVolume  2. How the war was lost and won : the grand strategy of the high commands
Keywords: WWI; World War I; Harper's Pictorial Library Of The World War; World War, 1914-1918; Tactics -- History -- 20th Century; World War, 1914-1918 -- Pictorial Works
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[texts]Wrecked On The Bermudas: The Thrilling Adventures Of Three Boys - Meyer, William E.
CONTENTS. CHAPTER I. The old " Neptune " — The three boys decide to sail in her — Parents' farewell— A spoiled egg — Captain Grump growls — Bermuda steamships — A collision— Trouble commences—" So I was." 1 CHAPTER II. The lads hold an indignation meeting— Mr. Frank is agreeable — Neptune — A figure head— No supper — Watch and Watch— Eight bells— How poor Jack fares — Life at sea with Captain Grump— They get mixed up— "Good morning, Captain Grump " — He laug...
Keywords: Survival -- Juvenile Fiction; Shipwrecks -- Juvenile Fiction; Youth -- Conduct Of Life -- Juvenile Fiction; Conduct Of Life -- Juvenile Fiction
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[texts]Foot Ball: Its History For Five Centuries - Shearman, Montague, 1857-1930
Contents CHAPTER I. The Origin of Football CHAPTER II. History of Football before the Puritan Era . 8 CHAPTER III. History of Football from the Puritan Era until the Present Century . . 33 CHAPTER IV. History of Football in the Public Schools . 47 CONCLUSION. The Modern Revival of Football . . .67 Digitized by Google
Keywords: Soccer; Football
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[texts]Regulations For The Uniform And Dress Of The Navy Of The United States, 1841 - United States. Navy Department
"EXTRACT from the General Regulations for the government of the Navy of the United States, approved February 19, 1841." Digitized by Google
Keywords: United States. Navy; United States. Navy; Military Uniforms; United States. -- Navy -- Uniforms; United States. -- Navy -- Regulations
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[texts]The American Nautical Almanac For The Year 1920 - United States. Naval Observatory. Nautical Almanac Office
PREFACE. This volume of the American Nautical Almanac was prepared under the immediate supervision of Professor W. S. Eichelberger, U. S. N., the Director, and follows the arrangement of the immediately preceding volumes. The declination of the Sun, the equation of time, the right ascension and declination of the Moon, and its parallax and semi- diameter are given for each even hour throughout the year; the right ascension, declination, and time of transit of Venus, Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn are...
Keywords: Nautical Almanacs; United States. Navy; Almanacs
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[texts]Chronological Table Of Tuskegee Airmen Who Earned The Distinguished Flying Cross, By Date Of The Action For Which It Was Awarded - Haulman, Daniel L.
(all issued by Fifteenth Air Force except first one) Digitized by http://www.afhso.af.mil/
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- History -- Chronology; World War II; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- Fighter Group, 332nd -- History; World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, African American; United States. Army Air Forces; Distinguished Flying Cross (Medal)
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[texts]Tuskegee Airmen Chronology - Haulman, Daniel L.
Dr. Daniel L. Haulman Chief, Organization History Division Air Force Historical Research Agency Expanded Edition: 23 December 2010 Digitized by http://www.afhso.af.mil/
Keywords: WWII; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- Fighter Group, 332nd -- History; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American; United States. Army Air Forces; World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, African American; World War II; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- History -- Chronology
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[texts]USAF Tactical Operations World War II And Korean War With Statistical Tables - United States. USAF Historical Division
CONTENTS Section I. EUROPE AND THE MEDITERRANEAN I. North African Campaign, November 1942-May 1943 1 II. Conquest of Sicily, July-August 1943 12 III. Operations in Central Italy, March-August 1944 19 IV. The War in Italy, September 1943-April 1945 28 V. Invasion of Southern France, August 1944 35 VI. Liberation of Western Europe and Conquest of Germany, June 1944-May 1945 . 45 Section II. CHINA - BURMA - INDIA VII...
Keywords: Tactics; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American; United States. Air Force; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Army Air Forces; Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Aerial Operations, American; Korean War, 1950-1953
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[texts]USAF Airborne Operations World War II And Korean War - Bowen, Lee
CONTENTS I. Airborne Assault Operations in North Africa, November 1942 1 II. Airborne Operations in Sicily, 9-14 July 1943 9 Husky I, 9-10 July 1943 10 Husky II, 11-12 July 1943 12 Ladbroke, 9-10 July 1943 13 Fustian, 13-14 July 1943 16 Conclusions 18 III. Airdrop at Nadzab, Nev Guinea, 5-6 September 1943 23 IV. Airborne Operations in Burma, 5 March to 17 May 1944 29 Background for Operation Thursday 29 Command and Control 32 Operation Thursday's Initial Phase, 5-11 March 1944 33 Operation Thurs...
Keywords: United States. Air Force; Military Operations, Strategy And Tactics; United States. Army Air Forces; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American; Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Aerial Operations, American
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[texts]To Save A City: Berlin Airlift, 1948-1949 - Miller, Roger G.
TABLE OF CONTENTS Germany in Defeat 1 Berlin 3 Breakdown 4 The Marshall Plan and German Unification 7 Threat and Response 10 The April Crisis and the "Little Lift" 11 Further Provocations 15 Currency Reform — A Pretext for Soviet Action 18 Berlin Under Siege 20 The Airlift Begins 21 Superfortresses to Great Britain 23 The Armed Convoy Option 25 Operation Vittles: An Expedient in Action 26 Operation Plainfare: The British Operation 35 To Stay or Go? 40 Diplomacy Fails 42 William H...
Keywords: United States. Air Force; Berlin (Germany) -- History -- Blockade, 1948-1949; United States. -- Air Force -- History; Cold War
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[texts]Case studies in the development of close air support - Cooling, B. Franklin
Contents Page Foreword v Introduction 1 1 Developments to 1939 Lee Kennett 13 2 The Luftwaffe Experience, 1939-1941 Williamson Murray 71 3 Soviet Air-Ground Coordination, 1941-1945 Kenneth R. Whiting 115 4 The Tunisian Campaign, 1942-1943 David Syrett 153 5 Allied Cooperation in Sicily and Italy, 1943-1945 Alan R Wilt 193 6 The Battle for France, 1944 Will A. Jacobs 237 7 American Experience in the Southwest Pacific Joe Gray Taylor 295 8 Korea, 1950-1953 Allan R...
Keywords: Special Studies (United States. Air Force. Office of Air Force History); Close Air Support -- History; Military History, Modern -- 20th Century; Close Air Support; United States. Air Force; Close air support; Military history, Modern
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[texts]A Fit, Fighting Force The Air Force Nursing Services Chronology - Smolenski, Mary C.
Table of Contents Foreword iiii Highlights and Turning Points l The Chronology of Air Force Nursing Services World War Two and Its Aftermath 7 The Fifties 13 The Sixties 20 The Seventies 29 The Eighties 37 The Nineties 45 The New Century 58 Appendices Air Force Surgeons General 63 Air Force Nurse Corps Chiefs 64 Mobilization Assistants to the Chief of the Air Force Nurse Corps 69 Nursing Awards Outstanding Air Force Nurse of the Year 70 Sarah P...
Keywords: United States. Air Force; History, 20th Century -- United States; United States. -- Air Force Nurse Corps; Military Nursing -- History -- United States; Flight Nurse
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[texts]HAP, Henry H. Arnold, military aviator - Davis, Richard G
ABSTRACT Henry H. (Hap Arnold championed the cause of military air power for over forty years. This pamphlet offers a synopsis of his career and achievements from his flight training by the Wright brothers through leadership in World War II. Digitized by http://www.afhso.af.mil/ GPO Stock No.008-070-00724-0
Keywords: Generals -- United States -- Biography; Arnold, Henry Harley, 1886-1950; United States. -- Air Force -- Officers -- Biography; United States. Air Force; Generals
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[texts]Air warfare and air base defense, 1914-1973 - Kreis, John F., 1940-
Contents Foreword iii The Author vi Acknowledgments vii Introduction xv Part One The Early Development of Air Base Air Defense I Air Base Defense in World War I 3 Protecting the Flying Birdcages 5 The Americans Arrive 13 II Interwar Doctrine and Technology Changes 23 American Defense Development 24 Germany Prepares 32 Japanese Defense 36 The Soviet Union 39 Great Britain and the Commonwealth 42 Part Two World War II III Blitzkrieg and the Battle of Britain 53 The Attack on Poland 54 Fighting in ...
Keywords: Special Studies (United States. Air Force. Office of Air Force History); United States. Air Force; Air Defenses; Air Warfare; Air Bases -- Defense Measures; Air defenses; Air bases; Air warfare
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[texts]Prelude to the total force : the Air National Guard, 1943-1969 - Gross, Charles Joseph
Contents The Author iv Foreword v Acknowledgments ix Photographs xiii Introduction 1 I. Forged in Politics, 1943-1946 7 II. Struggle for Control, 1946-1950 22 III. Rejuvenation, 1950-1953 58 IV. Integrating with the Active Force, 1953-1960 91 V. The Cold Warriors, 1961-1962 122 VI. Vindication, 1963-1969 143 VII. Epilogue: The Air National Guard and the Total Force 166 Appendices 1 . Air National Guard Observation Squadrons Inducted into Federal Service (Air Corps), World War II 175 2...
Keywords: United States. -- Air National Guard -- History; United States. Air Force; United States. Air National Guard
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[texts]Makers of the United States Air Force - Frisbee, John L., 1916-
Contents Page Foreword iii Preface v Acknowledgments vii 1 Introduction: Men with a Mission John L. Frisbee 1 2 Benjamin D. Foulois: In the Beginning John F. Shiner 11 3 Frank M. Andrews: Marshall's Airman DeWitt S. Copp 43 4 Harold L. George: Apostle of Air Power Haywood S. Hansell, Jr 73 5 Hugh J. Knerr: The Pen and the Sword Murray Green 99 6 George C. Kenney: The Great Innovator Herman S. Wolk 127 7 William E...
Keywords: USAF Warrior Studies; United States. -- Air Force -- Biography; United States. Air Force; Aeronautics, Military -- United States -- Biography; United States. -- Air Force; Aeronautics, Military
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[texts]Last Flight From Saigon - Tobin, Thomas G.
Table of Contents Chapter Page Foreword iii Preface vii List of Illustrations xii I. Handwriting on the Wall: Politics, Economics and Logistics, 1973-74 1 II. An Agonizing Three Months: Deterioration, January through March 1975 14 III. History's Largest Aerial Evacuation: Initial Extraction Efforts in Saigon, 1-4 April 1975 20 IV. The Quickening Pace: Fixed-Wing Evacuation Buildup, 5-19 April 1975 32 V...
Keywords: Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam) -- History; USAF Southeast Asia monograph series; United States. Air Force; Vietnam War, 1961-1975; Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Aerial Operations, American; Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Vietnam -- Ho Chi Minh City
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[texts]Air Force Officers Personnel Policy Development, 1944-1974 - Mitchell, Vance O.
Contents Foreword vii Acknowledgments ix Introduction 1 Part One: Planning in the Traditional Way, 1944-1953 1. The Initial Planning for a Postwar Officer Corps, 1944-1945 7 General Arnold Confronts the Problem 9 Planning Fails to Keep Pace 13 2. Laying the Foundations for an Officer Corps, 1946-1947 17 The New Officer Personnel System 20 Defining the Rated Force 25 Augmenting the Regular Force 28 Problems With the 70:30 Ratio 33 3...
Keywords: United States. -- Air Force -- Officers; United States. Air Force; United States -- History, Military -- 20th Century; United States. -- Air Force -- Personnel Management -- History
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[texts]Aerial interdiction : air power and the land battle in three American wars - Mark, Eduard Maximilian
Contents Foreword iii Preface v Introduction 1 Section I: World War II Origins of Aerial Interdiction 9 1. Northwest Africa, November 1942-May 1943 19 2. The Sicilian Campaign, July- August 1943 51 3. Salerno: The Invasion of Italy, September 1943 81 4. Anzio, January 2-February 19, 1944 109 5. Operation Strangle, March 19-May 10, 1944 141 6. Operation Diadem: Interdiction and the Battle for Rome, May 11-June 10, 1944 179 7...
Keywords: United States. Air Force; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American; Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Aerial Operations, American; Special Studies (United States. Air Force. Office of Air Force History); United States -- History, Military -- 20th Century; Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Aerial Operations, American; United States. Army Air Forces
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[texts]Ideas and weapons : exploitation of the aerial weapon by the United States during World War I : a study in the relationship of technological advance, military doctrine, and the development of weapons - Holley, I. B., Jr. (Irving Brinton), 1919-2013
Contents Preface v jj Footnote Guide and Glossary j x Introduction x jy Part I. The Problem Presented 1 1. The Development of Weapons: Procedures and Doctrine 3 Part II. The Problem of the Air Weapon, 1907-18 23 2. The Air Weapon in the United States, 1907-18 25 3. Planning the Aerial Weapon 39 4. Organization for Decision 65 5. Organization for Information 82 6. Organization for Research and Development 103 7...
Keywords: WWI; Aeronautics, American Military; Aeronautics, Military -- United States; World War, 1914-1918 -- Aerial Operations, American; Aeronautics, Military; World War, 1914-1918
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[texts]Planning And Organizing The Postwar Air Force, 1943-1947 - Wolk, Herman S.
Contents Foreword iii Preface v Acknowledgments ix Photographs xvi Charts xix I. ROOTS OF AAF ORGANIZATION 1 Early Air Organization 3 General Headquarters Air Force 12 Air Organization in World War II 20 Anticipating Postwar Reorganization 31 II. PLANNING FOR 70 GROUPS 45 Early Postwar Planning 45 Marshall Orders a Resurvey 51 AAF Protests Resurvey 54 The War Department and UMT 58 Establishing the 70-Group Goal 61 Jamison's Dissent to Bessell Committee 68 Arnold Urges 70 Groups 69 Final Approval...
Keywords: United States. Air Force; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- History; United States. -- Air Force -- Organization
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[texts]The Air Force And The National Guided Missile Program, 1944-1950 - Rosenberg, Max
CONTENTS Introduction 1 Definition of a Guided Missile 2 Evolution of the Guided Missile 4 AAF Guided Missiles Before and During World War II 7 The Service Contest for Missile Responsibilities 14 Emergence of the Intraservice Missile Controversy 17 The McNarney Directive 21 The AAF Drive to Revise the McNarney Directive 23 Continued Dissatisfaction With the McNarney Directive 28 Re -examination of the McNarney Directive 31 Recision of the McNarney Directive 36 AAF Assumption of Development Manag...
Keywords: Cold War; Aeronautics, Military -- United States -- History; United States. Air Force; United States. -- Air Force -- History; Guided missiles -- United States -- History
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[texts]Beyond Horizons: A Half Century Of Air Force Space Leadership - Spires, David N.
Contents Foreword xi Preface xiv Editor's Note xix Introduction. The Dawn of the Space Age 1 Arnold and von Karman Form a Partnership 2 NACA and the Rocketeers Lay the Groundwork 3 Rocketeers Lead the Way 4 Wartime Provides the Momentum-Arnold and von Karman Establish the Foundation 7 1. Before Sputnik: The Air Force Enters the Space Age, 1945-1957 13 Rand Proposes a World-Circling Spaceship 14 The Air Force Shuns Ballistic Missiles 16 Ballistic Missiles Receive New Life 21 The Air Force Studies...
Keywords: United States. Air Force; Space Warfare; Astronautics, Military -- United States; Space Weapons
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[texts]History Of The Air Corps Tactical School, 1920-1940 - Finney, Robert T.
Contents Foreword iii Introduction v 1. Early Military Education 1 Development of Military Educational System 1 The Impact of World War I 3 Establishment of Schools for Air Officers 7 Air Service Field Officers' School at Langley Field 9 2. The Air Corps Tactical School at Langley Field 11 Establishment of the Air Service Tactical School 11 Air Corps Board at Langley 15 Staff and Faculty, 1920-1931 15 Students, 1920-1931 18 Curriculum Changes 20 Demonstrations and Exercises 21 Plans for the Move...
Keywords: United States. Air Force; Military Education -- United States -- History; Air University (U.S.) -- History; United States. -- Army -- Air Corps Tactical School -- History
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[texts]Winged shield, winged sword : a history of the United States Air Force - Nalty, Bernard C
Contents Foreword v Preface vii Part I: The Early and Interwar Years, 1907-1939 Chapter 1 The Roots of U.S. Military Aviation 3 Alfred F. Hurley and William C. Heimdakl Chapter 2 The Air Service in the Great War 35 Daniel R. Mortensen Chapter 3 From Air Service to Air Corps: The Era of Billy Mitchell 71 John F. Shiner Chapter 4 The Coming of the GHQ Air Force, 1925-1935 101 John F Shiner Chapter 5 The Heyday of the GHQ Air Force, 1935-1939 135 John F Shiner Part II: World War II, 1939-1945 Chapt...
Keywords: United States. Air Force; United States. -- Air Force -- History; Aeronautics, Military -- United States -- History; Aeronautics, Military
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[texts]The Logbook Of Signal Corps No. 1: The U.S. Army's First Airplane - Cunningham, Meghan
"In December 1909, 1st Lt. Benjamin D. Foulois was summoned into the office of Brig. Gen. James Allen, Chief Signal Officer of the U.S. Army, who told the officer that he was to become the sole flyer of the newly acquired Wright military airplane, designated "Signal Corps No. 1." Foulois was to report to Fort Sam Houston, Texas, in order to assess the aircraft's military possibilities. "Take plenty of spare parts, and teach yourself to fly" was the heartening command given to the young lieutenan...
Keywords: United States. -- Army -- Aviation -- History -- Sources; Signal Corps No. 1 (Airplane); Research aircraft -- United States -- History -- Sources
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[texts]Frank M. Andrews: Marshall’s Airman - Copp, DeWitt S.
"As we conclude our year-long recognition of the 100th anniversary of powered flight, we take this opportunity to recognize and pay tribute to airmen of the past and present. We do this with an eye toward inspiring airmen of the future." Digitized by http://www.afhso.af.mil/
Keywords: Generals -- United States -- Biography; United States. -- Air Force -- Officers -- Biography; Andrews, Frank Maxwell, 1884-1943; United States. Air Force
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[texts]Air Operations In The Lebanon Crisis Of 1958 - Little, Robert D.
CONTENTS I. The Crisis in Lebanon. 1 The May Rebellion The Decision to Send Military Aid 10 II. The Amphibious Landing 16 III. Deployment of Air Units 28 The CASF Components 32 The Fighters 32 The Tactical Bombers 35 The Reconnaissance Planes 36 The Fighter-Interceptors 37 The CASF Support Lift 37 The Airlift of Army Task Force Alpha 38 MATS Airlift IV. Air Operations 47 Fighters 48 Tactical Bombers 49 Air Defense 50 Reconnaissance 50 Tankers 52 Airlift to Jordan 52 The Command of Air Units 57 V...
Keywords: Cold War; United States. Air Force; Lebanon -- History -- Intervention, 1958
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[texts]Dictionary Of American Naval Aviation Squadrons, Volume 2: The History Of VP, VPB, VP(H) And VP(AM) Squadrons - Roberts, Michael D.
Contents Foreword ix Preface xi Acknowledgments xiii Chapter 1 Origins of Navy Patrol Aviation, 1911 to 1920s 1 Chapter 2 Guidelines for Navy Aviation Squadron Lineage and Insignia 13 Chapter 3 Patrol Squadron (VP) Histories 15 Chapter 4 Patrol Bombing Squadron (VPB) Histories 389 Chapter 5 Heavy Patrol Squadrons (Landplane) (VP-HL) Histories 623 Chapter 6 Amphibian Patrol Squadrons (VP-AM) Histories 631 Appendix 1 Aircraft Data — Technical Information and Drawings 635 Appendix 2 A Summary of ...
Keywords: United States. -- Navy -- Aviation -- History; United States. Navy; Airplanes, Military -- United States -- History
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[texts]Dictionary of American Naval Aviation Squadrons, Volume 1: The History of VA, VAH, VAK, VAL, VAP and VFA Squadrons - Roberts, Michael D.
Contents Foreword ix Preface xi Acknowledgments / xiii Chapter 1 The Evolution of Aircraft Class and Squadron Designation Systems 1 Chapter 2 Attack Squadron Histories (VA) VA-lE to VA-873 17 Chapter 3 Heavy Attack Squadron Histories (VAH) VAH-8 to VAH-123 295 Chapter 4 Tactical Aerial Refueling Squadron Histories (VAK) / VAK-208 to VAK-308 303 Chapter 5 Light Attack Squadron History (VAL) VAL-4 307 Chapter 6 Heavy Photographic Squadron Histories (VAP) VAP-61 to VAP-62 309 Chapter 7 Strike Fight...
Keywords: United States. Navy; Airplanes, Military -- United States -- History; United States. -- Navy -- Aviation -- History
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[texts]The approaching storm : conflict in Asia, 1945-1965 - Marolda, Edward J
Contents:Preface --Introduction --Emerging communist threats in Asia --Conflict in the Far East --French Indochina War --Growing US concerns about Southeast Asia --Changing of the guard in South Vietnam --Hanoi opens the campaign for South Vietnam and Laos --US Naval assistance to South Vietnam --US Navy and counterinsurgency warfare --US Naval forces join the fight --Bringing the war to North Vietnam --Combat in the Gulf of Tonkin --On the eve of war --Sidebars --Passage to freedom --Naval advi...
Keywords: U.S. Navy and the Vietnam War; Vietnam War, 1961-1975; United States. -- Navy -- History -- Vietnam War, 1961-1975; Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Naval Operations, American; United States. -- Navy -- History -- 20th Century; United States. -- Navy -- History; United States. Navy; Cold War
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[texts]Nixon's Trident: Naval Power In Southeast Asia, 1968 – 1972 - Sherwood, John Darrell, 1966-
Introduction 1 Air Operations in Laos 5 Protective Reaction 23 Blunting the Easter Offensive 35 Mining Haiphong Harbor 45 The War Against the MiGs 53 Linebacker 61 Conclusion 75 Sidebars Intruder 10 Admiral Thomas Hinman Moorer 28 From Thanh Hoa to Sarajevo 62 Walleye TV-Guided Bomb 64 Naval Bombardment: Into the Lion's Den 68 The Author 78 Digitized by http://history.navy.mil
Keywords: U.S. Navy and the Vietnam War; Vietnam War, 1961-1975; United States. Navy; Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Aerial Operations, American; United States. -- Navy -- History -- Vietnam War, 1961-1975; Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Naval Operations, American; Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994
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[texts]United States Naval Aviation, 1910-1995 - Grossnick, Roy A
Contents Foreword ix Preface xi Acknowledgments xiii Glossary xv Part 1 A Few Pioneers, 1898-1916 1 Part 2 Test of Strength, 1917-1919 23 Part 3 The Twenties, 1920-1929 47 Part 4 The Thirties, 1930-1939 77 Parts World War II, 1940-1945 101 Part 6 Postwar Years, 1946-1949 159 Part 7 Korean Operations, 1950-1953 183 Part 8 The New Navy, 1954-1959 203 Part 9 The Sixth Decade, 1960-1969 235 Part 10 The Seventies, 1970-1980 279 Part 11 The Diamond Anniversary Decade, 1981-1990 331 Part 12 The First H...
Keywords: United States. -- Navy -- Aviation; United States. -- Navy -- Aviation -- History; United States. -- Navy -- Aviation -- History -- Chronology; United States. Navy
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[texts]The Battle Behind Bars: Navy And Marine POWs In The Vietnam War - Rochester, Stuart I.
Prologue 1 A Chronicle of the Captivity 5 Resistance 23 Punishment 35 Coping 45 Relief and Release Sidebars Marine Captain Donald Cook Prisoner of War Camps in North Vietnam The Tap Code The Most Extraordinary POW in North Vietnam Indoctrination: Torturing the Mind POW Medical Care by the Enemy The Author Acknowledgments Suggested Reading Digitized by http://history.navy.mil
Keywords: United States. -- Marine Corps -- History; U.S. Navy and the Vietnam War; United States. Navy; United States. Marine Corps; Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Prisoners And Prisons, American; United States. -- Navy -- History; Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Prisoners And Prisons, Vietnamese; United States. Navy -- History -- Vietnam War, 1961-1975; Prisoners Of War -- Vietnam -- Psychology; United States. Marine Corps -- History -- Vietnam War, 1961-1975; Prisoners Of War -- United States -- Social Conditions -- 20th Century; Prisoners Of War -- United States -- Psychology; Prisoners Of War -- Vietnam -- Social Conditions -- 20th Century
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[texts]You cannot surge trust : combined naval operations of the Royal Australian Navy, Canadian Navy, Royal Navy, and United States Navy, 1991-2003 - Weir, Gary E., editor
Digitized by http://history.navy.mil
Keywords: Blockade -- Case Studies; Navies -- International Cooperation -- Case Studies; Combined Operations (Military science) -- Case Studies; United States. Navy; Blockade; Navies; Combined operations (Military science); Naval history, Modern
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[texts]Help From Above: Air Force Close Air Support Of The Army 1946-1973 - Schlight, John
Contents Foreword iii Photographs vii Introduction xi 1 The Birth of Close Air Support 1 World War I 2 Between the Wars 19 World War II 32 2 Close Air Support Enfeebled 1945-1950 53 On the Road to Independence 54 Independence 72 Reduction of Tactical Air Command 83 Congress and Close Air Support 95 Further Attempts to Improve Air-Ground Operations 98 3 Close Air Support in Korea 113 The War in Outline 114 The Close Air Support System in Korea 141 The Demand Side: The Air-Ground Operations System...
Keywords: United States. -- Army -- Aviation -- History -- 20th Century; Cold War; United States. Air Force; Close Air Support -- History -- 20th Century; United States. -- Air Force -- History -- 20th Century
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[texts]Harnessing The Genie: Science And Technology Forecasting For The Air Force, 1944-1986 - Gorn, Michael H.
Contents The Author iv Foreword v Acknowledgments vii Diagrams and Photographs x Source Abbreviations xi Introduction 1 I. A Mandate for Civilian Science, 1944-1950 11 Notes 51 II. The Decline of Civilian Science, 1950-1958 59 Notes 81 III. Conforming Science to Military Necessity, 1956-1966 87 Notes 125 IV. Scientists in Uniform, 1966-1986 131 Notes 173 Conclusion 183 Bibliographic Note 189 Glossary 191 Index 195 Diagrams and Photographs Diagrams 1...
Keywords: Cold War; United States. Air Force; Aeronautics, Military -- United States -- Forecasting -- History; United States. -- Air Force -- History; Aeronautics, Military -- Research -- United States -- History
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[texts]A Report On The Airlift, Berlin Mission; The Operational And Internal Aspects Of The Advance Element - Combined Airlift Task Force
CONTENTS TOOLS OF THE AIRLIFT Organisation Aircraft Personnel Bases PERFORMANCE OF THE MISSION 24 Early Problems of Air Traffic Control 26 Briefing tBAF 29 Communications 31 Development of Air Traffic Control 32 Air Traffic Control - Berlin Are 35 Effect of Weather 37 Distress Plans 41 Success of Ground Control Approach 41 Lighting Systems 42 Flying Safety 44 Ground Traffic 46 Maintenance - USAF-RAF 60 Production Control 69 Supply...
Keywords: Cold War; United States. Air Force; Berlin (Germany) -- History -- Blockade, 1948-1949
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[texts]A History Of The Civil Reserve Air Fleet - Air Force History and Museums Program (U.S.)
TABLE OF CONTENTS Preface iii Introduction ix I. The Roots of the Civil Reserve Air Fleet 1 The Army and Air Transport 1 Enter Edgar Gorrell 5 War Clouds, Air Transport, and Military Airlift Requirements 9 II. The Air Transport Industry in World War II 25 Pan Am and the British: Showing the Way 25 Organizing Air Transport for War 28 Across the Oceans 38 Summary and Analysis 42 III. Birth of the Civil Reserve Air Fleet, 1947-1951 55 The Airlines and Strategic Military Airlift 55 CRAF: The Concept...
Keywords: United States. Air Force; Research Studies Series; Airlift, Military -- United States; Civil Reserve Air Fleet -- History; Airlift, Military
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[texts]Diary Of V.L. Burge 1909 -1912 - Burge, V. L.
CONTENTS Reported to San Antonio for aeroplane duty 11 Permission granted to install wheels on aeroplane 15 Wheels are a success 18 Left for three-month furlough 19 Aeroplane proves usefulness in warfare 24 World's record for continuous flight established 26 Aeroplanes fly in review 28 First dual-control attempted 28 Fatal accident of Lieut. Kelly 29 Ordered to Philippine Islands 32 Sailed for Manila, Philippine Islands 32 Arrival in Manila, Philippine Islands 33 Corpl...
Keywords: United States. -- Army -- Aviation -- History; United States. Army Air Forces; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- History; Burge, V. L; United States. -- Air Force -- History
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